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Bridge rather than Weight Limits!

19th July 2010 @ 7:07am – by Frank Morris
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I think I may have found the answer to the traffic chaos that occurs on an alarmingly regular frequency in Stafford Street.

Audlem should have its own Millau Viaduct. I am sure it could pass easily to the north or south of the village. As you can see from the photo and the way in which it is designed, it can avoid all the major rural housing/farms etc.

If it was built sufficiently high enough, it should not have an adverse affect on local agriculture. A suggested route would be, from Paddock Lane on a southerly arc towards the finish at Coole Lane.

Well the French managed it, albeit with a British architect. However I am sure with the excellent team of campaigners in Audlem who, with a proven track record on such issues as the NWAS, de-priming of the A525 and much more, they could easily get funding from the bureaucrats in Brussels, London and Cheshire East Council to fund the project.

Also, there would be no need to knock down 28 Stafford Street, or indeed use part of their garden, as suggested in "Audlem Online Chatbox"

It would I guess cost a few hedge rows, plus the necessary bits of land for the upright supports to hold the thing up.

Editor says: Failing this idea, which does seem the ideal solution, you could vote for Weight Limits – see the current Audlem Online Vote Poll.

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